Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinju Review

Combining a rock solid fundamental narrative with strong social subtext and emotionally evocative presentation, Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinju is a stunning feat of storytelling and a modern masterpiece of animation. Plot synopsis: Upon being released from jail, young yakuza member Yotarou begs Yakumo to let him become a rakugo performer. However, Yakumo has more than…